The Political Register, and Impartial Review of New Books, Volum 4


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Side 277 - For when the breath of man goeth forth, he shall turn again to his earth, and then all his thoughts perish.
Side 112 - If we see them obedient to the laws, prosperous in their industry, united at home, and respected abroad, we may reasonably presume that their affairs are conducted by men of experience, abilities, and virtue. If, on the contrary, we...
Side 300 - In a heart void of feeling the laws of honour and good faith may be violated with impunity, and there you may safely indulge your genius.
Side 343 - ... repeatedly rejected, and the right of election now finally taken from us by the unprecedented feating of a candidate who was never chofen by the county, and who, even to become a candidate, was obliged fraudulently to vacate his feat in parliament, under the pretence of an...
Side 344 - Sullen and severe without religion, profligate without gaiety, you live like Charles the Second, without being an amiable companion, and, for aught I know, may die as his father did, without the reputation of a martyr.
Side 344 - It is not that your indolence and your activity have been equally misapplied, but that the first uniform principle, or, if I may call it the genius of your life, should have carried you through every possible change and...
Side 113 - Sir, it arose from a continued anxiety, in the purest of all possible hearts, for the general welfare. Unfortunately for us, the event has not been answerable to the design. After a rapid succession of changes, we are reduced to that state which hardly any change can mend.
Side 2 - It is certain, that we all of us know very well, that wee, the present inhabitants of this island, were and still be that people of England, who with great danger to our persons, and with great charge and trouble, have settled this island in its condition, and inhabited the same, and shall...
Side 341 - Printers punished by the ministry in the supreme court without a trial by their equals, without any trial at all. The remedy of the law for false imprisonment debarred and defeated.
Side 117 - This, Sir, is the detail. In one view behold a nation overwhelmed with debt; her revenues wasted; her trade declining; the affections of her colonies alienated; the duty of the magistrate transferred to the soldiery; a gallant army, which never fought unwillingly but against their...

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